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Wine tour Châteauneuf, Vacqueyras, Gigondas

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Wine tour Châteauneuf, Vacqueyras, Gigondas

The Southern Rhône Valley wines

Type of tour :

Private driving tour

Length :

8/9 hours

Collection & Return :

Your hotel or cruise ship

Languages :

English, French & Spanish

Vehicle :

A/C minivan up to 8 guests

Activity level :

Light

Tour Description :

Your wine tour therough the Southern Rhône Valley will start in the extraordinary wine town of Chateauneuf-du-pape. Making wine is a very old tradition here and even if this started before the popes of Avignon built their summer residence on the top of the village in the eraly 14th C, they brought a new dynamic to the activity.

Nowadays, the village is surrounded by vineyards and mainly wine cellars can be found in the village!

You'll be driven through the vineyards and stop in a couple of wineries to taste the outstanding full bodied and long lived wine and learn about the making process.

Aftre this epicurean experience, you'll keep going north to the villages of Vacqueyras and Gigondas both well known for their top quality wines. After the wine tasting, you'll walk through the narrow streets of the hilltop village of Gigondas at the foot of the spectacular Dentelles de Montmirail. Time perlitting, you'll go further north to the darling village of Séguret.

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